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feta cottage cheese dip in a small blue bowl

Hungarian Dip - Körözött

Körözött - a simple Hungarian dip or appetizer with feta, cottage cheese, caraway seeds, and paprika.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Hungarian
Diet Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 212kcal
Author Adina


  • 100 g/ 3.5 oz/ ½ cup crumbled feta
  • 100 g/ 3.5 oz/ ½ cup cottage cheese or quark
  • ½ teaspoon caraway seeds roughly ground
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream/ smetana/ Greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika powder or more to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk optional
  • ½ small red onion about 1 tablespoon finely chopped
  • fine sea salt and pepper


  • Place the feta and cottage cheese into a bowl and roughly mash with a fork.
  • Grind the caraway seeds roughly with a mortar and pestle or in a small grinding machine. Add it to the cheese together with the paprika.
  • Add the sour cream/smetana/yogurt (whatever you happen to have) and stir well.
  • Add 1 or 2 tablespoons milk only if you feel that the mixture should be a little more spreadable.
  • Chop the red onion very finely and add it to the mixture.
  • Adjust the taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve on bread or crackers or with raw vegetable sticks.



Serving: 1/2 of the dip | Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 799mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g